Middleman

Middleman

Middleman make vibrant, ridiculously catchy tunes with an emphasis on booming bass, smart lyrics and a raucous live show. Its all about the gigs, the fun, the dancing, the friends and the music. Middleman are a four piece, based in Leeds who have already been kicking up something of a storm with their home-produced 3 song demo that they self released in late-2006. In 2007, they released singles "Blah Blah Blah" and "Good To Be Back" on the acclaimed indie label Bad Sneakers Records, home of Wild Beasts, The Sugars, The Acutes and The Rosie Taylor Project. 2010 saw the release of singles "It’s Not Over Yet" and "Chipping Away" on Blip Records. "It’s Not Over Yet" is featured on the basketball computer game NBA 2K11 by 2k Sports along with tracks from artists such as Snoop Dogg and Two Door Cinema Club. Middleman came second in the 2006 BT Digital Music Awards as Best Unsigned Band, were voted Unsigned Hip Hop Act of the Year by Channel 4 entertainment show Freshly Squeezed, and were the overall winners of the 2009 Futuresound competition which saw them opening the Festival Republic stage at both Reading and Leeds festivals. They have performed at more than a dozen festivals including Latitude Festival 2007, Leeds Festival 2007, Secret Garden Party 2007, Beat-Herder 2007, Kendal Calling 2009, Moor Music Festival 2007 and 2009, Reading Festival 2009, Leeds Festival 2009, and South by Southwest, Texas, USA in 2010.

Title Album Genre Tools
Adrenaline Spinning Plates Alternative, Pop
Client:
Artist:
Middleman
Era:
2000s
Genres:
Alternative and Pop
Instruments:
Bass, Drums, Electric Guitar, Electric Piano, Electronic, Guitar, Keyboard, Percussion, and Synth
Key:
C minor
Keywords:
Aggressive, Atmospheric, Dark, Driving, Epic, Funky/Groove, Party, and Percussive/Drums
Scene Descriptions:
End Title/Credits, Frat Party, Game Day, Night Club, Strip Tease, and Victory
Subgenres:
Indie-Electronic and Rap-Rock
Tempo:
Fast
Vocal Types:
male
CD/Track #:
Spinning Plates, #5
Release Year:
Track ID:
28788
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Spinning Plates Spinning Plates Alternative, Pop
Client:
Artist:
Middleman
Era:
2000s
Genres:
Alternative and Pop
Instruments:
Bass, Drums, Electric Guitar, Electric Piano, Electronic, Guitar, Keyboard, Percussion, Strings, and Violin
Key:
B minor
Keywords:
Atmospheric, Climactic, Dark, Driving, Epic, Moody, Percussive/Drums, Quirky, and Sentimental
Scene Descriptions:
Best Friends, Film Trailer, Goodbye, Heartbreak, Morning After, and Rainy Day
Subgenres:
Indie Rock, Indie-Electronic, and Rap-Rock
Tempo:
Fast
Vocal Types:
male
CD/Track #:
Spinning Plates, #1
Release Year:
2010
Track ID:
26328
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Copy And Paste Counterstep Alternative, Pop
Client:
Artist:
Middleman
Genres:
Alternative and Pop
Subgenres:
Indie-Electronic and Rap-Rock
Tempo:
Medium Slow
Vocal Types:
male
CD/Track #:
Counterstep
Release Year:
Track ID:
60649
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Lifeline Counterstep Alternative, Pop
Client:
Artist:
Middleman
Genres:
Alternative and Pop
Subgenres:
Indie-Electronic and Rap-Rock
Tempo:
Moderate
Vocal Types:
male
CD/Track #:
Counterstep
Release Year:
Track ID:
60680
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Holding Out For The Sun (Instrumental) Spinning Plates (Instrumentals) Alternative, Pop
Client:
Artist:
Middleman
Era:
2000s
Genres:
Alternative and Pop
Instruments:
Bass, Drums, Electric Guitar, Electric Piano, Electronic, Guitar, Keyboard, Percussion, Strings, and Violin
Key:
B♭ minor
Keywords:
Atmospheric, Bright, Climactic, Driving, Epic, Feel-Good, Funky/Groove, Party, and Percussive/Drums
Scene Descriptions:
Car Chase, End Title/Credits, Film Trailer, Fist Fight, Game Day, Goodbye, Road Trip, Sunny Day, and Victory
Subgenres:
Indie-Electronic and Rap-Rock
Tempo:
Fast
Vocal Types:
instrumental
CD/Track #:
Spinning Plates (Instrumentals), #10
Composers:
Krishna Daniel Thiruchelvam (PRS)
Lee James Smith (PRS)
Matthew William (PRS)
Andy George Craven-Griffiths (PRS)
Publishers:
Sentric Music Publishing (ASCAP)
Release Year:
2010
Track ID:
26325
instrumental 160k MP3
Her Favourite Words Middleman Alternative, Pop
Client:
Artist:
Middleman
Era:
2000s
Genres:
Alternative and Pop
Instruments:
Bass, Drums, Electric Piano, Electronic, Guitar, Keyboard, and Piano
Key:
B
Keywords:
Atmospheric, Bright, Climactic, Feel-Good, Funky/Groove, Moody, Ominous, Percussive/Drums, and Romantic
Scene Descriptions:
Ballroom Dance, Heartbreak, In Love, Make-Out, Make-Up, Morning After, Rainy Day, Sunny Day, and Wedding
Subgenres:
Downtempo, Hip-Hop, and Indie-Electronic
Tempo:
Moderate
Vocal Types:
male
CD/Track #:
Middleman, #11
Release Year:
2010
Track ID:
26345
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Better Off (Inst) Haloh Jeffrey (Hook or by Crook) Alternative, Pop
Client:
Artist:
Middleman
Genres:
Alternative and Pop
Subgenres:
Indie-Electronic and Rap-Rock
Tempo:
Medium Slow
Vocal Types:
instrumental
CD/Track #:
Haloh Jeffrey (Hook or by Crook)
Release Year:
Track ID:
59074
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Youth Is Wasted On The Young (Inst) Counterstep Alternative, Pop
Client:
Artist:
Middleman
Genres:
Alternative and Pop
Subgenres:
Indie-Electronic and Rap-Rock
Tempo:
Medium Slow
Vocal Types:
instrumental
CD/Track #:
Counterstep
Composers:
Andy Craven-Griffiths (NONE) - 25%
Lee Smith (PRS) - 25%
Krishna Thirculchevam (NONE) - 25%
Matthew Simpson (SOCAN) - 25%
Publishers:
Sentric Music Limited (ASCAP) - 100%
Release Year:
Track ID:
60706
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Better Off Haloh Jeffrey (Hook or by Crook) Alternative, Pop
Client:
Artist:
Middleman
Genres:
Alternative and Pop
Subgenres:
Indie-Electronic and Rap-Rock
Tempo:
Medium Slow
Vocal Types:
male
CD/Track #:
Haloh Jeffrey (Hook or by Crook)
Release Year:
Track ID:
60419
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Blind Spot Counterstep Alternative, Pop
Client:
Artist:
Middleman
Genres:
Alternative and Pop
Subgenres:
Indie-Electronic and Rap-Rock
Tempo:
Moderate
Vocal Types:
male
CD/Track #:
Counterstep
Release Year:
Track ID:
59106
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Blah, Blah, Blah Middleman Alternative, Pop
Client:
Artist:
Middleman
Era:
2000s
Genres:
Alternative and Pop
Instruments:
Bass, Drums, Electric Guitar, Electric Piano, Electronic, Guitar, Keyboard, and Percussion
Key:
G minor
Keywords:
Atmospheric, Dark, Driving, Epic, Funky/Groove, Funny, Party, and Percussive/Drums
Scene Descriptions:
Best Friends, Car Chase, Fist Fight, Frat Party, Game Day, Make-Out, Night Club, Strip Tease, and Victory
Subgenres:
Indie-Electronic, Party / Club, and Rap-Rock
Tempo:
Fast
Vocal Types:
duet and male
CD/Track #:
Middleman, #5
Release Year:
2010
Track ID:
26332
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Youth Is Wasted On The Young Counterstep Alternative, Pop
Client:
Artist:
Middleman
Genres:
Alternative and Pop
Subgenres:
Indie-Electronic and Rap-Rock
Tempo:
Medium Slow
Vocal Types:
male
CD/Track #:
Counterstep
Composers:
Andy Craven-Griffiths (NONE) - 25%
Lee Smith (PRS) - 25%
Matthew Simpson (SOCAN) - 25%
Krishna Thirculchevam (NONE) - 25%
Publishers:
Sentric Music Limited (ASCAP) - 100%
Release Year:
Track ID:
60704
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Deny It All Counterstep Alternative, Pop
Client:
Artist:
Middleman
Genres:
Alternative and Pop
Subgenres:
Indie-Electronic and Rap-Rock
Tempo:
Moderate
Vocal Types:
male
CD/Track #:
Counterstep
Release Year:
Track ID:
60658
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When I Close My Eyes (Inst) Counterstep Alternative, Pop
Client:
Artist:
Middleman
Genres:
Alternative and Pop
Subgenres:
Indie-Electronic and Rap-Rock
Tempo:
Moderate
Vocal Types:
instrumental
CD/Track #:
Counterstep
Release Year:
Track ID:
60702
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Chippin' Away Spinning Plates Alternative, Pop
Client:
Artist:
Middleman
Era:
2000s
Genres:
Alternative and Pop
Instruments:
Bass, Drums, Electric Guitar, Electric Piano, Electronic, Glockenspiel, Guitar, Keyboard, and Percussion
Key:
B minor
Keywords:
Atmospheric, Climactic, Dark, Dramatic, Driving, Epic, Moody, Percussive/Drums, Quirky, and Sentimental
Scene Descriptions:
Car Chase, Film Trailer, Fist Fight, Frat Party, Game Day, and Road Trip
Subgenres:
Indie-Electronic and Rap-Rock
Tempo:
Fast
Vocal Types:
male
CD/Track #:
Spinning Plates, #3
Release Year:
2010
Track ID:
26330
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It's Not Over Yet Spinning Plates Alternative, Pop
Client:
Artist:
Middleman
Era:
2000s
Genres:
Alternative and Pop
Instruments:
Bass, Drums, Electric Guitar, Electric Piano, Electronic, Guitar, Keyboard, and Percussion
Key:
C♯ minor
Keywords:
Aggressive, Atmospheric, Dark, Dramatic, Driving, Epic, Party, Percussive/Drums, and Sentimental
Scene Descriptions:
Car Chase, End Title/Credits, Fist Fight, Frat Party, Game Day, Goodbye, Heartbreak, Night Club, and Victory
Subgenres:
Indie-Electronic and Rap-Rock
Tempo:
Fast
Vocal Types:
male
CD/Track #:
Spinning Plates, #8
Release Year:
2010
Track ID:
26326
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Helpless Counterstep Alternative, Pop
Client:
Artist:
Middleman
Genres:
Alternative and Pop
Subgenres:
Indie-Electronic and Rap-Rock
Tempo:
Medium Slow
Vocal Types:
male
CD/Track #:
Counterstep
Release Year:
Track ID:
60662
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Deny It All (Inst) Counterstep Alternative, Pop
Client:
Artist:
Middleman
Genres:
Alternative and Pop
Subgenres:
Indie-Electronic and Rap-Rock
Tempo:
Moderate
Vocal Types:
instrumental
CD/Track #:
Counterstep
Release Year:
Track ID:
60661
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Helpless (Inst) Counterstep Alternative, Pop
Client:
Artist:
Middleman
Genres:
Alternative and Pop
Subgenres:
Indie-Electronic and Rap-Rock
Tempo:
Medium Slow
Vocal Types:
instrumental
CD/Track #:
Counterstep
Release Year:
Track ID:
60665
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Chippin' Away (Instrumental) Spinning Plates (Instrumentals) Alternative, Pop
Client:
Artist:
Middleman
Era:
2000s
Genres:
Alternative and Pop
Instruments:
Bass, Brass, Drums, Electric Guitar, Electric Piano, Electronic, Glockenspiel, Guitar, Horns, Keyboard, Percussion, and Trombone
Key:
B minor
Keywords:
Atmospheric, Climactic, Dark, Driving, Epic, Funky/Groove, Percussive/Drums, and Quirky
Scene Descriptions:
Car Chase, Film Trailer, Fist Fight, Frat Party, Game Day, Road Trip, Victory, and Victory March
Subgenres:
Indie Rock and Indie-Electronic
Tempo:
Fast
Vocal Types:
instrumental
CD/Track #:
Spinning Plates (Instrumentals), #3
Release Year:
2010
Track ID:
26331
instrumental 160k MP3
Tunnel Vision (Inst) Counterstep Alternative, Pop
Client:
Artist:
Middleman
Genres:
Alternative and Pop
Subgenres:
Indie-Electronic and Rap-Rock
Tempo:
Medium Slow
Vocal Types:
instrumental
CD/Track #:
Counterstep
Release Year:
Track ID:
60692
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Blindspot (Inst) Counterstep Alternative, Pop
Client:
Artist:
Middleman
Genres:
Alternative and Pop
Subgenres:
Indie-Electronic and Rap-Rock
Tempo:
Moderate
Vocal Types:
instrumental
CD/Track #:
Counterstep
Release Year:
Track ID:
59107
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Keep Breathing Counterstep Alternative, Pop
Client:
Artist:
Middleman
Genres:
Alternative and Pop
Subgenres:
Indie-Electronic and Rap-Rock
Tempo:
Medium Slow
Vocal Types:
male
CD/Track #:
Counterstep
Release Year:
Track ID:
60668
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Friends (Instrumental) Middleman (Instrumentals) Alternative, Pop
Client:
Artist:
Middleman
Era:
2000s
Genres:
Alternative and Pop
Instruments:
Bass, Cello, Drums, Electric Guitar, Electric Piano, Electronic, Guitar, Keyboard, Percussion, Piano, Strings, and Violin
Key:
A minor
Keywords:
Atmospheric, Bright, Climactic, Epic, Feel-Good, Funky/Groove, and Percussive/Drums
Scene Descriptions:
Best Friends, Film Trailer, Frat Party, Game Day, In Love, Make-Out, Make-Up, Sunny Day, and Victory
Subgenres:
Indie Rock and Indie-Electronic
Tempo:
Medium Fast
Vocal Types:
instrumental
CD/Track #:
Middleman (Instrumentals)
Release Year:
2010
Track ID:
26342
instrumental 160k MP3
One Hundred And Thirteen Spinning Plates Alternative, Pop
Client:
Artist:
Middleman
Era:
2000s
Genres:
Alternative and Pop
Instruments:
Bass, Drums, Electric Guitar, Electronic, Guitar, Keyboard, Percussion, and Piano
Key:
E
Keywords:
Atmospheric, Bright, Feel-Good, Funky/Groove, Percussive/Drums, and Romantic
Scene Descriptions:
Best Friends, In Love, Make-Out, Make-Up, and Sunny Day
Subgenres:
Indie-Electronic and Rap-Rock
Tempo:
Medium Slow
Vocal Types:
male
CD/Track #:
Spinning Plates, #9
Release Year:
2010
Track ID:
28789
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Snap Shots Spinning Plates Alternative, Pop
Client:
Artist:
Middleman
Era:
2000s
Genres:
Alternative and Pop
Instruments:
Bass, Drums, Electric Guitar, Electric Piano, Electronic, Guitar, Keyboard, Percussion, and Synth
Key:
B
Keywords:
Aggressive, Atmospheric, Dark, Driving, Funky/Groove, Party, and Percussive/Drums
Scene Descriptions:
End Title/Credits, Film Trailer, Frat Party, Night Club, Strip Tease, and Victory
Subgenres:
Club, Indie-Electronic, and Rap-Rock
Tempo:
Fast
Vocal Types:
male
CD/Track #:
Spinning Plates, #2
Release Year:
2010
Track ID:
28787
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Whiplash Middleman Alternative, Pop
Client:
Artist:
Middleman
Era:
2000s
Genres:
Alternative and Pop
Instruments:
Bass, Drums, Electric Guitar, Electric Piano, Electronic, Guitar, Keyboard, and Percussion
Key:
A
Keywords:
Atmospheric, Bright, Climactic, Epic, Feel-Good, Funky/Groove, Party, and Percussive/Drums
Scene Descriptions:
Best Friends, Film Trailer, Frat Party, In Love, Make-Out, Make-Up, and Sunny Day
Subgenres:
Indie Rock, Indie-Electronic, and Rap-Rock
Tempo:
Fast
Vocal Types:
male
CD/Track #:
Middleman, #7
Release Year:
2010
Track ID:
26337
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Her Favourite Words (Instrumental) Middleman (Instrumentals) Alternative, Pop
Client:
Artist:
Middleman
Era:
2000s
Genres:
Alternative and Pop
Instruments:
Bass, Drums, Electric Guitar, Electric Piano, Electronic, Glockenspiel, Guitar, Keyboard, Percussion, Piano, and Xylophone
Key:
E
Keywords:
Atmospheric, Bright, Climactic, Feel-Good, Funky/Groove, Moody, Ominous, and Percussive/Drums
Scene Descriptions:
Best Friends, Film Trailer, In Love, Make-Out, Make-Up, Morning After, Rainy Day, and Sunny Day
Subgenres:
Downtempo and Indie-Electronic
Tempo:
Medium Slow
Vocal Types:
instrumental
CD/Track #:
Middleman (Instrumentals)
Release Year:
2010
Track ID:
26346
instrumental 160k MP3
Spinning Plates (Instrumental) Spinning Plates (Instrumentals) Alternative, Pop
Client:
Artist:
Middleman
Era:
2000s
Genres:
Alternative and Pop
Instruments:
Bass, Drums, Electric Guitar, Electric Piano, Electronic, Guitar, Keyboard, Percussion, Strings, and Violin
Key:
B minor
Keywords:
Aggressive, Atmospheric, Dark, Driving, Epic, Moody, and Percussive/Drums
Scene Descriptions:
Car Chase, End Title/Credits, Film Trailer, Fist Fight, Game Day, Goodbye, Rainy Day, and Victory
Subgenres:
Indie Rock and Indie-Electronic
Tempo:
Fast
Vocal Types:
instrumental
CD/Track #:
Spinning Plates (Instrumentals), #1
Release Year:
2010
Track ID:
26329
instrumental 160k MP3
Tunnel Vision Counterstep Alternative, Pop
Client:
Artist:
Middleman
Genres:
Alternative and Pop
Subgenres:
Indie-Electronic and Rap-Rock
Tempo:
Medium Slow
Vocal Types:
male
CD/Track #:
Counterstep
Release Year:
Track ID:
60688
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It's Not Over Yet (Instrumental) Spinning Plates (Instrumentals) Alternative, Pop
Client:
Artist:
Middleman
Era:
2000s
Genres:
Alternative and Pop
Instruments:
Bass, Drums, Electric Guitar, Electric Piano, Electronic, Guitar, Keyboard, and Percussion
Key:
C♯ minor
Keywords:
Aggressive, Atmospheric, Bright, Climactic, Driving, Epic, Feel-Good, Funky/Groove, Party, and Percussive/Drums
Scene Descriptions:
Car Chase, Film Trailer, Fist Fight, Frat Party, Game Day, Night Club, Strip Tease, and Victory
Subgenres:
Indie Rock and Indie-Electronic
Tempo:
Fast
Vocal Types:
instrumental
CD/Track #:
Spinning Plates (Instrumentals), #8
Release Year:
2010
Track ID:
26327
instrumental 160k MP3
Friends Middleman Alternative, Pop
Client:
Artist:
Middleman
Era:
2000s
Genres:
Alternative and Pop
Instruments:
Bass, Cello, Drums, Electric Guitar, Electric Piano, Electronic, Guitar, Keyboard, Percussion, Piano, Strings, and Violin
Key:
A minor
Keywords:
Atmospheric, Bright, Climactic, Dramatic, Epic, Feel-Good, Funky/Groove, Percussive/Drums, and Sentimental
Scene Descriptions:
Best Friends, Film Trailer, In Love, Make-Up, Morning After, Road Trip, and Sunny Day
Subgenres:
Indie Rock, Indie-Electronic, and Rap-Rock
Tempo:
Fast
Vocal Types:
duet and male
CD/Track #:
Middleman, #9
Release Year:
2010
Track ID:
26341
main mix 160k MP3
Whiplash (Instrumental) Middleman (Instrumentals) Alternative, Pop
Client:
Artist:
Middleman
Era:
2000s
Genres:
Alternative and Pop
Instruments:
Bass, Drums, Electric Guitar, Electric Piano, Electronic, Guitar, Keyboard, Percussion, and Xylophone
Key:
A
Keywords:
Atmospheric, Bright, Climactic, Driving, Epic, Feel-Good, Funky/Groove, and Percussive/Drums
Scene Descriptions:
Best Friends, Car Chase, Game Day, Goodbye, Heartbreak, In Love, Make-Up, and Victory
Subgenres:
Indie Rock and Indie-Electronic
Tempo:
Medium Fast
Vocal Types:
instrumental
CD/Track #:
Middleman (Instrumentals)
Release Year:
2010
Track ID:
26338
instrumental 160k MP3
When I Close My Eyes Counterstep Alternative, Pop
Client:
Artist:
Middleman
Genres:
Alternative and Pop
Subgenres:
Indie-Electronic and Rap-Rock
Tempo:
Moderate
Vocal Types:
male
CD/Track #:
Counterstep
Release Year:
Track ID:
60697
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Keep Breathing (Inst) Counterstep Alternative, Pop
Client:
Artist:
Middleman
Genres:
Alternative and Pop
Subgenres:
Indie-Electronic and Rap-Rock
Tempo:
Medium Slow
Vocal Types:
instrumental
CD/Track #:
Counterstep
Release Year:
Track ID:
60676
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Holding Out For The Sun Spinning Plates Alternative, Pop
Client:
Artist:
Middleman
Era:
2000s
Genres:
Alternative and Pop
Instruments:
Bass, Drums, Electric Guitar, Electric Piano, Electronic, Guitar, Keyboard, Percussion, Strings, and Violin
Key:
B♭ minor
Keywords:
Atmospheric, Bright, Climactic, Dramatic, Driving, Epic, Feel-Good, Moody, Party, Percussive/Drums, and Sentimental
Scene Descriptions:
Best Friends, End Title/Credits, Film Trailer, Goodbye, Heartbreak, Night Club, Sunny Day, and Victory
Subgenres:
Indie-Electronic and Rap-Rock
Tempo:
Fast
Vocal Types:
male
CD/Track #:
Spinning Plates, #10
Release Year:
2010
Track ID:
26324
main mix 160k MP3
Lifeline (Inst) Counterstep Alternative, Pop
Client:
Artist:
Middleman
Genres:
Alternative and Pop
Subgenres:
Indie-Electronic and Rap-Rock
Tempo:
Moderate
Vocal Types:
instrumental
CD/Track #:
Counterstep
Release Year:
Track ID:
60684
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Copy And Paste (Inst) Counterstep Alternative, Pop
Client:
Artist:
Middleman
Genres:
Alternative and Pop
Subgenres:
Indie-Electronic and Rap-Rock
Tempo:
Medium Slow
Vocal Types:
instrumental
CD/Track #:
Counterstep
Release Year:
Track ID:
60654
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Take Me Back